Brandon Bollig

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Brandon Bollig
Brandon Bollig 2014-12-12.JPG
Born (1987-01-31) January 31, 1987 (age 33)
Saint Charles, MO, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 223 lb (101 kg; 15 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Calgary Flames
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Brandon Bollig (born January 31, 1987, in Saint Charles, Missouri) is an American ice hockey center. He currently plays for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Bollig with the IceHogs.

He was not drafted by a team but the Blackhawks signed Bollig to a two-year entry-level contract and put him on their AHL farm team, the Rockford IceHogs. He played 2 seasons with the IceHogs and was called up to the Blackhawks on February 28, 2012. He scored his first NHL goal on April 14, 2012, against Mike Smith of the Phoenix Coyotes in a playoff game.[1] Bollig also portrayed Will Cross, age 12 in the 2002 film Defiance.[2] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[3]

On June 28, 2014 at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Blackhawks traded Bollig to the Calgary Flames in exchange for the 83rd overall pick in the draft.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blackhawks even series with 4–3 victory in OT". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  2. "Defiance (2002) IMDb.com". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  3. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  4. "Blackhawks trade Bollig to Flames, free cap space". NHL. Retrieved 2014-07-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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